Art Gallery and Museum Photography

Art Gallery and Museum Photography
past 4 months ago

Starts: Tuesday, 2 August, 2016 03:30pm

Ends: Tuesday, 2 August, 2016 04:30pm

Event Details

Photograping pictures and other objects in art galleries and museums is a special art, and can place significant demands on the photography. One has to manage the light that the galleries have chosen, as well as their rules and permissions and prohinitions. Many, if not most, disallow the use of flash. Sometimes the work of art is behind glass, so polarizing filters are needed. 'Framing' can be especially challenging, depending on gallery layout and the height and angle at which picture are hung. Above is Crivelli's 'Madoonna and Child' which was captured by Raphael, the instructor of the Photography Club. This week, the club will do some practical work, capturing some of the remarkable art collection at St Augustine College. Everyone is welcome.